Diseases, 08 Aug 2020
Walter Waterhouse was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry in France during World War I. Upon his return to Australia, Professor Waterhouse initiated cereal rust research at the University of Sydney.
Diseases, 30 Jul 2020
A global hunt is underway to discover genes that provide resistance to the Turnip Yellow Virus, with exciting discoveries already occurring in canola research
Diseases, 16 Jul 2020
The genome sequence of the Fusarium crown rot pathogen has provided insights into shifts in disease severity on wheat crops.
Diseases, 26 Jun 2020
Research finds widespread fungicide resistance to spot and net forms of net blotch in WA barley.
Diseases, 25 Jun 2020
Trials in Western Australia’s Great Southern region have confirmed an in-season fungicide application is an effective way to reduce the impacts of Loose smut in barley crops.
Diseases, 22 Jun 2020
Downy mildews can cause devastating sorghum and maize diseases and exotic mildew pathogens pose a threat to the Australian summer grains industry. Two species – sorghum downy mildew and Philippine downy mildew of maize – are classified as high-priority exotic plant pests, while other exotic downy mildew pathogens also pose threats to summer grains.
Diseases, 18 Jun 2020
Beware of fungal disease adept at surviving low rainfall conditions if there is a wet northern winter.
Diseases, 15 Jun 2020
Watch out for Pathotype 198 - a Stripe rust that may threaten some wheat crops in 2020.
Diseases, 05 Jun 2020
Researchers are developing techniques to build defences against eyespot in cereals.
Diseases, 26 May 2020
Plant pathologists travelled to northern Queensland to diagnose soybean diseases and deal with stem fly.